pseudoephedrine

[ soo-doh-i-fed-rin, -ef-i-dreen, -drin ]

nounPharmacology.
  1. a dextrorotatory, isomeric compound, C10H15NO, used as a nasal decongestant.

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pseudoephedrine

/ (ˌsjuːdəʊˈɛfɪˌdriːn, -ˌdrɪn) /


noun
  1. a drug similar in action to ephedrine, used extensively as a decongestant

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